Kentucky

No One Saw It Coming: Snake-Handling Pastor Gets Bit By Snake

In 2014, Pastor Jamie Coots of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus' Name church in Middlesborough, Kentucky died from a rattlesnake bite. Was it a …

Liberal View

Film Room: Tyler Herro’s rise to beloved star didn’t take long

It’s not that the Big Blue Nation didn’t expect Tyler Herro to be good. They just didn’t expect him to be <i>this</i> good <i>this</i> quickly.After an impressive …

Kentucky Wildcats

Edged out of the middle class, teachers are walking out

<i>This story originally appeared on The Hechinger Report.</i><p>—<p>In 2015, Jennifer Vetter decided to change careers and become a teacher. The 46-year old quit …

Education

PInellas County Recruits New Administrator From Illinois

In a unanimous decision, the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday selected iBob Burton to be county administrator.<p>ST. …

U.S. Army

The top 10 states most at risk from Chinese tariffs

The U.S.-China trade war is heating up, but its effects won’t be felt equally by all states.<p>China in early July retaliated against U.S. tariff hikes by imposing its own tariffs on $34 billion worth of American-made products. In August, it announced tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of …

Exports

Santa Anita to rename race in honor of American Pharoah

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita will rename a Grade 1 stakes race in honor of 2015 Triple Crown champion American Pharoah.<p>The track says the American Pharoah Stakes for 2-year-olds will be run at 1 1/16 miles on Sept. 29.<p>The race was formerly known as the FrontRunner Stakes, which American …

Horse Racing

Louisville Bats Notes: August 18

<b>AGAINST CHARLOTTE:</b>The Bats and Knights meet for a four-game series at BB&T Ballpark, the final out-of-division series for Louisville in 2018. In …

International League

American Pharoah Filly Shines at Arqana First Session

Deauville will welcome a galaxy of Hollywood stars for its American Film Festival at the end of the month, but before then it is the Arqana August …

Horse Racing

Ex-deputy accused of claiming pay for overtime not worked

LONDON, Ky. (AP) - Authorities say a former sheriff’s deputy in Kentucky has been charged with stealing more than $10,000.<p>News media outlets report …

Corruption

Less Talk, More Action for UK’s Defensive Backs

Derrick Baity’s sheepish smirk has been seen by many SEC wide receivers after receiving an earful from the Kentucky cornerback. Once a familiar …

College Football

WR Quintez Cephus "forced to take leave of absence from team"

Wisconsin wide receiver <b>Quintez Cephus</b> will "take a leave of absence" from the Wisconsin football team, the junior announced Saturday evening.<p>Cephus, …

College Football

This Congressman Compared Politics to Military Service. Now Vets Want an Apology

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Andy Barr's comparison of his job in Congress -- "where ideas matter" -- to his opponent's military service -- "where execution …

Kentucky Politics

Graphic video shows alleged dog beating in Lexington County, SC

A Lexington County man is charged with a felony after beating a dog with a two-by-four in front of his wife and small child inside their home, police …

Lexington

The Lemon Twigs bowl us over in London

The Line of Best Fit<p>The exuberant, precocious brothers D'Addario stormed The Lexington this week, and Best Fit's Quetzal Maucci was there …

Lexington

Cards Prevail in Alumnae Scrimmage - University of Louisville

University of Louisville

No. 8: Trinity's Henry trims lengthy list, focuses on senior season

<b>SPANISH LAKE •</b> With all the offensive weapons on the <b>Trinity</b> football team's roster there is one that has not been utilized.<p><b>Ira Henry</b>.<p>A 6-foot-5 and …

College Sports

Garcia Fans 11 But Claws Drop Opener to Lexington

LAKEWOOD, NJ - MJ Melendez had four hits including a two-run home run as Lexington topped the BlueClaws 4-1 on Saturday night, snapping the BlueClaws …

Lexington

Kentucky’s Path to Seven Regular Season Wins is Simple

We are only two weeks away from Kentucky’s season-opener against Central Michigan. Instead of getting into the nitty gritty on the Chippewas, let’s …

College Sports

Kentucky Wildcats Quickies: Cats vs. Gators Twitter Showdown Edition

Cats take on the Gators for twitter dominance, Bobby Petrino gives Nick Saban more bulletin board material, and more.Good morning Big Blue Nation and …

Nick Saban

Youth-N-Action Kickoff Classic big part of Montgomery high school football surge

CLOSE<p>The Advertiser continues its local prep football preseason outlook series with the top five wide receivers heading into this season.<p>Some …

College Sports

Your summer in Ireland: 5 must-see sites in Galway city

Take our challenge and tick off as many glorious sites this summer as recommended by heritage officers around Ireland.

Ireland

2018 Preseason Football Camp: Practice 13, Scrimmage #2 & Quarterbacks

<b>RICHMOND, Ky. –</b> Eastern held its second scrimmage of preseason practice on Saturday. The defense got off to a strong start, but the offense responded …

College Sports

Wait, Was That Really Donn Cabral in a Crazy KFC Ad?

The Olympian was tapped to wear a empty bucket of chicken on his head for KFC commercials airing on ESPN “The Ocho.”<p>On August 8, Olympic steeplechaser Donn Cabral earned a different type of crown, the kind that involved wearing a Kentucky Fried Chicken bucket on his head.<p>The Hoka New Jersey New …

New Jersey

Divers Comb Lake For Body Of Missing Bardstown Mother Crystal Rogers

During a search for Crystal Rogers at Melody Lake, a cadaver dog alerted, indicating the possible scent of human remains.<p>In the second episode of …

Crime

Jameis Winston sparks Bucs in 30-14 preseason victory over Titans

Jameis Winston gave the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a potent reminder of what they will miss when the quarterback sits out his three-game suspension to …

Football (U.S.)

PROGAMMING ALERT: Kentucky’s LSU Upset to Air on SEC Network

John Sommers II | ReutersStarving for football? You can get your fix by re-watching Kentucky’s 2007 upset of No. 1 LSU.Ahead of the 2018 season, the …

College Sports

West Columbia church relies on faith, prayer after robbers steal music equipment

The Lexington County Sheriff's Office says a trailer full of music equipment was stolen from 12 Springs Church of West Columbia on Leaphart Road. The …

The Robbery

Inside Look: WR Cam Hart

Notre Dame add the 16th commitment to its 2019 recruiting class on the morning of July 4.<p>Olney (Md.) Good Counsel three-star wide receiver Cam Hart …

College Football

Kentucky Wildcats recap Saturday’s promising scrimmage

Kentucky ran another football scrimmage Saturday morning as they prep for the start of their 2018 season.<p>With Week 1 just two weeks away, many …

College Sports

MLB Lists: A goofy, spooky list of major league oddities

Going through the great game of baseball is plenty of fun, especially when making MLB lists of odd things from the game.<p>There was a time when many …

Baseball